2021 Pro Bono Award Recipients Announced
Bay Area Legal Services is proud to announce the 14th Annual Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Service Award recipients.
The award nominations were submitted to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, chaired by the Honorable Barbara Twine Thomas and vice-chaired by the Honorable Darren Farfante.
The six awards recognize individuals, law firms, and organizations, for their outstanding contributions to pro bono legal services in 2020. View the full 2021 Pro Bono Awards page.
The Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Jimmy Kynes Pro Bono Service Award
Katherine Earle Yanes
Partner, Kynes Markman & Felman
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Lawyer
Ella Aliza Shenhav
Partner, Shutts & Bowen
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Young Lawyer
Linda Anderson Stanley
Senior Program Manager for Public Programs, Equal Justice works
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Paralegal
Christy A. Rowell
Legal Assistant, Foley & Lardner
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by a Law Firm
Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP
Outstanding Pro Bono Service by an Organization
Crossroads for Florida Kids
Bay Area Legal Services also recognizes the attorneys who performed 20 or more hours of pro bono service in 2020. The full list is available at bals.org/awards.
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